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Social Media A to Z Series: I is for Influencer, 10 Characteristics of an Influencer

Social Media A to Z Series: I is for Influencer, 10 Characteristics of an Influencer | Destiny of Social Media | Scoop.it

For a second, let’s put social media aside. Really, just for a second. Life is built on relationships. Different types of relationships. As a teenager, we knew that there was a group that set the fashion trend. There was a group that knew everything about basketball or hockey. However, within those groups there were one or two among them that lead the whole direction of how that group thought. If they said something was good or bad, that was it. That opinion would spread like wildfire and before you knew it, everyone else agreed and were wearing or buying accordingly. They had huge influence on others.

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Is Social Media Disconnecting Us From the Big Picture?

Is Social Media Disconnecting Us From the Big Picture? | Destiny of Social Media | Scoop.it
We’ve heard about its power to help us empathize with others. But what if, instead, it’s just cocooning us with our friends?
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5 Benefits of Digital Reading Devices for Boys

5 Benefits of Digital Reading Devices for Boys | Destiny of Social Media | Scoop.it
Boys love anything with a screen! What’s on the screen engages them, rewards them and keeps them coming back for more. Screens = pleasure. What boys don’t love, especially 9- to 14-year-old boys, is reading and …
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How to Refine Your Visual Voice and Engage on Instagram

How to Refine Your Visual Voice and Engage on Instagram | Destiny of Social Media | Scoop.it
This week's episode is about the only truly mobile social network, Instagram, and how to find your visual voice and be original and organic.
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Why YouTube Is A Valuable Way To Learn

Why YouTube Is A Valuable Way To Learn | Destiny of Social Media | Scoop.it
For many, YouTube is little more than a deluge of low-quality videos depicting the latest internet craze or conspiracy theory, perhaps some painful-lo...
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28 Social Media Marketing Predictions for 2015 From the Pros |

28 Social Media Marketing Predictions for 2015 From the Pros | | Destiny of Social Media | Scoop.it
Social media marketing predictions for 2015: Discover what social media pros predict for the year ahead.
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Why the modern world is bad for your brain

Why the modern world is bad for your brain | Destiny of Social Media | Scoop.it
Multitasking is an essential skill in the era of email, text messages, Facebook and Twitter. But, argues neuroscientist Daniel J Levitin, it’s actually making us less efficient
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Laptops dominate over desktop PCs | Toronto Star

The age of the desktop PC appears to be over as its more portable cousin, the laptop, surges ahead with consumers clamouring for the light-weight computers.
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Skype is breaking down the language barrier with Skype Translate

Skype is breaking down the language barrier with Skype Translate | Destiny of Social Media | Scoop.it
Skype is calling for users of their popular voice and video chat service to test a brand new service that they're testing out, Skype Translator. This featu
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There's no app for good teaching

There's no app for good teaching | Destiny of Social Media | Scoop.it
8 solid, actionable tips for using tech in ways that actually improve the classroom.
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Pros and Cons of Social Media Usage for Students - EdTechReview™ (ETR)

Pros and Cons of Social Media Usage for Students - EdTechReview™ (ETR) | Destiny of Social Media | Scoop.it
Social media has several advantages for students.
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A Practical Guide: 5 steps to succesful Twitter social media engagement - exploreB2B

A Practical Guide: 5 steps to succesful Twitter social media engagement - exploreB2B | Destiny of Social Media | Scoop.it
My love affair with social media started in 2004 with a single note. It landed in my inbox and informed me that my 500+ connections on LinkedIn put me in contact with 2,000,000 odd people.  ...

Via Dr. Susan Bainbridge
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Kathy Lynch's curator insight, September 25, 2014 8:28 AM

Thx Susan Bainbridge

Connie Butcher's curator insight, September 25, 2014 11:27 AM

Great resource!!!

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Why You Need To Feed Your Brain Different Experiences

Why You Need To Feed Your Brain Different Experiences | Destiny of Social Media | Scoop.it
You wouldn't eat one food all the time, so why do you spend all of your workday in front of a screen?
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Our mind needs a break from the constant pressure to deliver the best.

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Generation Z's Social Media Habits | Social Media Today

Generation Z's Social Media Habits | Social Media Today | Destiny of Social Media | Scoop.it
New social networks come online constantly, and no group stays more up to date with them than Gen Z. This guide to teenagers shows what makes one platform stick over another, and why teens find them so addicting.
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Who’s Too Young for an App? Musical.ly Tests the Limits

Who’s Too Young for an App? Musical.ly Tests the Limits | Destiny of Social Media | Scoop.it
The video-sharing app Musical.ly seems to be popular with children well under the age of 13, which leads to questions over how to monitor young people on the web.
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Why Facebook Could Be 'All Video' in 5 Years

Why Facebook Could Be 'All Video' in 5 Years | Destiny of Social Media | Scoop.it
When predicting the future of Facebook, Nicola Mendelsohn, vice president for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa sees nothing but video.
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Out with the keyboard as talk takes over typing

Out with the keyboard as talk takes over typing | Destiny of Social Media | Scoop.it
With the recent acquisition by Facebook of voice-recognition company Wit.ai, all four major players in the post-PC market (Apple, Google, Microsoft and Facebook) now have a significant infrastructure for…
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Is social media really a waste of time? Harvard professor gets it wrong | ZDNet

Is social media really a waste of time? Harvard professor gets it wrong | ZDNet | Destiny of Social Media | Scoop.it
A prominent author tells brands that social media will not help their bottom line. Marketing leaders think differently.
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Father of the internet: 'If we don't move now, we risk losing all the data we've created in the 21st century'

Father of the internet: 'If we don't move now, we risk losing all the data we've created in the 21st century' | Destiny of Social Media | Scoop.it
Preservation.
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20 Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn & Pinterest Features You Didn't Know Existed (But Totally Should)

Check out this list of 20 little-known things you can do on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Pinterest.
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This Will Revolutionize Education - YouTube

Many technologies have promised to revolutionize education, but so far none has. With that in mind, what could revolutionize education? These ideas have been...

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Alex's curator insight, January 6, 2015 10:17 AM

Couldn't agree with him any more on his description of a teacher, as far for revolutionizing education I believe its already done , with teachers teaching through technology or teaching hospital showing students around the world with video procedures .

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The Psychology of Twitter

The Psychology of Twitter | Destiny of Social Media | Scoop.it
In an age where millions of people document their lives online, it begs the question: what are the psychological reasons behind Twitter? Read more about the psychology of social media here.
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The 25 Best Pinterest Boards in Educational Technology

The 25 Best Pinterest Boards in Educational Technology | Destiny of Social Media | Scoop.it
Thanks to OnlineUniversities for this list of the Best Pinterest Boards in Educational Technology. Blogs and Twitter aren’t the only social tools out ther
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You are missing real opportunities - linking Social Media to the real world - JulienRio.com

You are missing real opportunities - linking Social Media to the real world - JulienRio.com | Destiny of Social Media | Scoop.it
Your marketing efforts are somehow wasted if you invest lots of time and money in Social Media strategies that aren't linked to the real world. How to be successful with Social Media Strategies? Case study with a few brands.
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11 Ways to Use Images on Social Media

One of the interesting developments in social media over the past few years is the rise of visual aspects of social sharing. Instagram, Pinterest, and Vine are three...
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40 Social Media Acronyms You Should Totally Know [Infographic]

40 Social Media Acronyms You Should Totally Know [Infographic] | Destiny of Social Media | Scoop.it
Whether you’re dabbling in social media or making a career out of it, there’s a language among us social media geeks that you’ve probably heard bellowed down the halls of Facebook, and babbled in Twitter chats. While there are probably hundreds or more of social media acronyms out there, we’re going to focus on 40 …
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